It didn't take Manny long to clash with another irascible guard.
This concern, added to the French government's fear of enraging its notoriously irascible farmers, is the real motivation behind France's refusal to contemplate real reform of the agricultural organization.
As the title suggests, the exhibition focuses on the five sea adventures Tintin embarked on with his companions: Snowy, the irascible Captain Haddock and the virtually deaf Professor Calculus.
In retirement, he has often provided the voice of an iconoclastic and irascible senior officer who has seen a lot - and who zealously guards his right to say what he thinks.
Two hours later they discovered the best bar in Faro was a barge docked on the banks of the town, where they parlayed for fuel and pinga with the irascible owner, Antonio.
Mature students were a rarity and often a target for irascible teachers, so medical school was uncomfortable.
When I opened James Howard Kunstler's first nonfiction book four years ago, the irascible , bombastic tone of his descriptions immediately put me off.
Keen to open up their own bistro, Robin and Vicky enter into a business partnership with her irascible father James.
I know that she is a poor widow, and that this innkeeper happens to be a very irascible person.
Usually, one reads descriptions from traditional authors like the following: choleric people are irascible , violent, and so on - can one-fourth of people really be like this?